Banks: Mon-Thu 8:00-14:30 & Fri 8:00-14:00
Offices: Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00
Government offices: Mon-Fri 8:00-14:00
Stores: The opening hours of stores, apart from public & national holidays when most of them remain closed, are not the same everywhere in the country. The usual opening hours of stores are as follows:
- Supermarkets: continuous shift (Mon-Fri 9:00-21:00 & Sat 9:00-20:00)
- Stores in centers of large cities: continuous shift (Mon-Fri 9:00-21:00 & Sat 9:00-20:00)
- Suburban stores: morning shifts 3 days a week (Mon/Wed/Sat 9:00-15:00)
split shifts the other 3 days (Tue/Thu/Fri 9:00-14:30 & 17:30-20:30)
On Sundays all shops are closed, except for pastry, wine & spirits, flower shops and emergency pharmacies.
However, you will come across various stores (mini-markets, cigarette stores, convenience stores, kiosks) that remain open almost day & night even on Sundays.
Souvenir shops and kiosks operating around tourist areas are generally open between 9:00-23:00 every day, including Sundays.